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Top Historical Venues in Bath

12 Nov 20192m read

Bath boasts a considerable number of historic venues that are not only beautiful but also functional. Here are the top historical venues in the Bath according to The Venue Booker:

1. Roman Baths & Pump Room

Whilst the museum and restaurant are open during the day, two small rooms are available for meetings or lunches. In the evening, once the daytime visitors have left, the Roman Baths and Pump Room become stunning and atmospheric venues for private hire. From weddings and dinners to meetings and corporate events, this venue has it all!

The Roman Baths & Pump Room voted as the UK’s top historic venues in 2017. Besides, the venue won gold in the Bath, Bristol, and Somerset Tourism Awards 2018 and 2019.

The historic landmark is one of the premium visitor attractions in the world, attracting approximately 1 million people every year, and the Pump room is a famous restaurant during the day.

2. Bath Assembly Rooms

The Bath Assembly Rooms are a set of elegant assembly rooms, designed by John Wood the younger in 1769, located in the heart of the world heritage city of Bath in England. The Assembly Rooms is one of the Baths most prestigious historical venues, perfect for wedding, business events, and parties. The Bath Assembly Rooms are designated as Grade I listed building in England.

The visitors can enjoy in the Ball Room, Octagon, Tea Room, and Card Room for dancing, card playing, tea drinking, and conversation.

The magnificent Assembly Rooms are still in use for functions and conferences. Elegant and grand, the Bath Assembly rooms are home to spectacular original Whitefriars, crystal chandeliers and the largest historical 18th-century room in the city.



3. Guildhall, Bath

Guildhall is a stunning historical Georgian building with space for a large wedding, conference, or party. The Guildhall is one of the Grade I listed building in the city, built by Thomas Baldwin in 1775. The Guildhall has been at the heart Bath’s administrative life for 350 years.

Guildhall is a beautiful landmark for all manner of corporate and private event. Besides, the Guildhall has several rooms for private hire, including Brunswick Room, Banqueting Room, and council chamber.

The Georgian interiors and grand staircases make a magnificent backdrop for a wedding party.


4. Victoria Art Gallery

The historical and lovely grade II listed building is an inspiring venue for a drink’s receptions and wedding ceremonies. The famous Victoria Art Gallery is located near Bath Abbey and the Guildhall. The building was named to celebrate Queen Victoria’s sixty years on the throne.

The stunning landmark houses an excellent collection of historical paintings, glassware, sculpture, and decorative arts including works by Nash, Sickert, Gainsborough, and Klee.

With an inviting marble entrance hall and grand staircase, the building consists of the magnificent upper gallery and a more contemporary lower gallery. The first-floor gallery, with its fabulous natural light and decoration, makes a lovely choice for the ceremony, accommodating up to 100 guests. The ground floor gallery can accommodate up to 150 guests.

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